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Oscar Rivera (left) pictured with interpreter Masud (right) during Riveras service in Afghanistan. Photo courtesy of Oscar Rivera, 2005.

Twenty years later: Chico State veterans remember the 9/11 attacks

Ava Norgrove and Kimberly Morales // September 11, 2021

The world was beginning to step into the early stages of the new millennium when four hijacked airplanes brought the nation to a grinding halt.  Millions of people living in America held their...

John Crosby, a political science professor at Chico State, spoke about his experiences in the military. Photo credit: Grant Casey

Chico veterans share their experiences with lecture series

Bridget Comito // February 13, 2016

A series of lectures will be taking place the first Thursday for the next three months for veterans to express their personal experiences during their time with the military. This lecture series is known...

Juni Banerjee-Stevens, counselor at the Counseling and Wellness Center. Photo credit: Yessenia Funes

Programs tackle veteran illness

Yessenia Funes // May 8, 2014

Chico State student veterans face the same struggles as veterans nationwide, but unlike at the national level, statistics don't exist for their culture. Larry Langwell, the coordinator at the Veterans...

Jimmy Yang

Veterans organization to honor dead student

Yessenia Funes // February 14, 2014

The Student Veterans Organization tabled near Siskiyou Hall Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to accept cards and letters addressed toward Jimmy Yang or his family.Yang, 30, a Chico State student and U.S....

Veterans discuss time overseas

Lindsay Pincus // October 25, 2013

A group of veterans who are also Chico State students or alumni gathered together to answer questions about their cultural experiences while they were deployed.Anthony Peters, senior journalism major,...

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